Health & Wellness Open Day on Wednesday 19 Oct 2016

Silvelock Medical Centre will be hosting a Health & Wellness Open Day for all members of the public on Wednesday 19th October 2016 between 12.00pm and 4.00pm at Silverlock Tenants Hall (opposite the surgery) – all are welcome to attend. See poster below.

The event aims to raise awareness about and allow patients to experience a number of local health and social care service providers accessible through the surgery for our patients as well as other residents of Southwark.

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet members of practice staff and will be treated to FREE mini health checks and flu-jabs for eligible patients.

The programme will include Naz – Rise Partnership who provide sexual health services to Black African & Caribbean communities and gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) across Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham.

Southwark CCG will be raising awareness about the local care networks and empowering patients to learn and share about the new way of integrating services and delivering health and care in Southwark.

Colleagues from Southwark and Lambeth Integrated care will be raising awareness about the Primary Care Navigator programme which aims to help local people navigate the health and social care system and enhance the quality

Southwark Wellbeing Hub provides information and support to anyone living in Southwark who is worried about their mental wellbeing, or that of someone close to them.

Southwark Carers aims to make a positive difference to the lives of unpaid carers in the diverse communities of Southwark by providing them with a range of services, support and recognition.

Age UK Southwark aim to maintain older peoples independence allowing them to stay safe and healthy and Safe and Independent Living (SAIL) will be raising awareness about their streamlined approach to health and social care to support older people in Southwark.

London Ambulance Service will also be on hand, demonstrating CPR techniques to children and adults.

Local pharmacists and a local dietitian were also on hand to raise awareness about their services.